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The Best US Cities for Drinking  

Ranker Travel
975 votes 112 voters 35 items

List Rules Vote up any American city with a great atmosphere for casual and serious drinkers.

Looking for a place for a party? These top US cities for drinking would make for great getaways. Some great U.S. cities for drinkers feature a busy nightlife scene, while other good American cities for drinking have a variety of microbreweries.

What destinations will you find on this list of the top U.S. cities for drinking? Whether celebrating a championship team, enjoying a music festival, or heading to happy hour, Chicagoans love to throw back a few. Goose Island Brewery and Revolution Brewing call the city home, so well-crafted beers are always in high supply. Milwaukee is another fun city when it comes to drinking. Of course, Las Vegas is an ideal city to spend time in if you enjoy a cocktail or two... or more. Other locales featured on this list include New Orleans, New York City, and Nashville.

Which city is the best for booze? Give your favorite drinking stops a thumbs up and please add any good cities for drinkers that are missing.

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New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Louisiana, USA
2
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Wisconsin, USA
3
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Pennsylvania, USA
4
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA
5
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Pennsylvania, USA
6
New York City is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
New York, USA
7
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Missouri, USA
8
Boston is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Massachusetts, USA
9
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Michigan, USA
10
Providence is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Rhode Island, USA
11
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Ohio, USA
12
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Nevada, USA
13
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Kentucky, USA
14
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
15
Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area, Alaska
16
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
California, USA
17
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Contiguous United States, USA
18
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Washington, USA
19
Omaha is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Nebraska, USA
20
Napa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
California, USA
21
Miami is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Florida, USA
22
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Hawaii, USA
23
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
New Mexico, USA
24
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
North Carolina, USA
25
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Tennessee, USA